1210, 2017

Year 5 – ICT In Maths

On Wednesday our Year 5 children had some problem solving to do on the computers.  They concentrated well during these lessons and were using their ICT knowledge to logon and their problem solving techniques to […]

1210, 2017

Main Prep Disco Gets Underway!

The children were full of excitement and fun prior to actually going into the gym for their school disco.  Dave Dee was ready and the time had come for the hair brushing, waxing, spraying to […]

2209, 2017

Team Work for Year 5

Mrs Emmerson-Friend took the Year 5 children outdoors for a team building lesson.  They worked together using a rope to make shapes using their communication skills to talk to each other and make the shape […]

1409, 2017

Year 5 Tough Maths!

Our Year 5 have began to realise the pace of work has increased significantly since this time last year and on Wednesday in their maths lessons their teachers were re-iterating the importance of checking work, […]

709, 2017

A Soggy Science Lesson in Year 5

This morning our two Year 5 classes got together to make some water containers.  It may sound a simple task but they were only provided with paper (which they were not allowed to cut), sellotape […]

509, 2017

First Day Back!

Year 5 have had a fun day back to school today.  Some of us made hot air balloons with Mr Genders and in our class we talked about what we’ve been doing over the summer holidays.  We met new […]

2306, 2017

Warwick Castle Trip – Year 5

Year 5 visit Warwick Castle

Year 5 were very excited to visit Warwick Castle this week where they first solved the riddle of the Horrible Histories maze, before venturing off through the castle entrance and into […]

2006, 2017

Dramatic RE

Some of our Year 5 were providing a fun dramatic production of the Good Samaritan during their RE lesson.  This type of learning is great fun as you can see!

505, 2017

Life Cycles

Life Cycles

This term year 5 are learning about life cycles in science. We started the subject by looking at plant structure and which parts of a plant we eat. Most children were surprised to learn […]

1703, 2017

5MC Heroes Assembly

This week 5Mc had their assembly in chapel. We decided to do an assembly about heroes; what a hero is and who their heroes are. We also chose to incorporate this month’s value of humour […]

303, 2017

Year 5 Think Tank Trip

On Wednesday 1st March, year 5 went to Think Tank in Birmingham to help develop their understanding of the science topic: Earth, Moon and Sun and to explore technologies of the future. When we arrived […]

303, 2017

Year 5 French Day

Year 5 have recently been extending their academic study in a more practical way.  They donned their red, white and blue clothes, berets, cravats and striped Breton shirts and acted out a French café scene.  They recorded […]

902, 2017

Year 5 Historians Prepare for a World War II Gas Attack

Year 5 historians prepare for a World War II Gas attack 

As the saying goes, prevention is better than cure and in Great Britain in September 1939 some 38 million gas masks had been given out, […]

1011, 2016

Year 5 Lady of Shalott

In English, Year 5 have been studying classic narrative poetry. We have focused on Alfred Lord Tennyson’s beautifully poignant poem of “The Lady of Shalott”. The children looked carefully at the vocabulary in the poem, […]

1703, 2016

House Music Competition

Thank you to Mrs O’Brien for organizing this year’s house music competition and for Mr Parren-Smith for visiting us to judge our winners. Congratulations goes to Oaks for winning the house cup and for our […]

1703, 2016

Main Prep Easter Egg Hunt

1603, 2016

Behind the Scenes of The Selfish Giant

What a fabulous Junior Play! Thought that you’d like to see behind the scenes…

1303, 2016

Easter Egg Hunt

A massive THANK YOU to the Friends of Smallwood (DCPS) for organizing the Easter Egg Hunt last Thursday. The children had a fabulous time.

2111, 2015

Thank You Mrs White

Whilst looking through my photos this week I came across this one from the beginning of term. I thought that it was a great way to publicly thank Mrs White, Charlotte, Henry & Benjamin for […]

2111, 2015

Climbing High!

The climbing wall after school activity started this week at Denstone College. We send a big thank you to Mr Neal, from the college, for helping us out with our first session. Here are some […]